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Carol Elizabeth Gillikin

January 26, 1935 - August 9, 2015

Carol E. Gillikin, age 80, daughter of the late Benjamin and Mable Jones of Beaufort, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 9, 2015.

Carol graduated with the 1953 Beaufort High School Sea Dogs and went on to attend James Madison University and later received a Teaching Degree from Atlantic Christian College.

Carol attended Ann Street Methodist Church, where she married Frank Gillikin, Sr. who was a classmate since first grade. They were married 57 years before he preceded her in death in May 2014. She was known as a loving mother and grandmother. She retired after 41 years of teaching.

She is survived by her two sons, Frank S. Gillikin, Jr. and Benjamin L. Gillikin, four grandchildren, Alex, Luther, Chandler, and Emily.

Visitation for Carol will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach) from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Graveside services will be held at Ocean View Cemetery in Beaufort, NC later this week.

Memorials appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association (6350 Center Dr Ste 102, Norfolk, VA 23502).

Special thanks to the nursing staff of Sentara Princess Anne for all the care and concern shown to our mom.


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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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